How to Handle Sales Objections in 3 Easy Steps

Objections can be tough for sales people. I get it. An important fact to remember is that if a buyer is discussing an objection with you, then it is not a deal breaker, it is a deal “pauser!” If a prospective buyer is still considering purchasing a home, then they are motivated to discuss objections with a sales person. The fact that customers bring up objections means they are, in fact, still in the market. And it’s your job to help them overcome.

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3 Ways to Convince Your Boss to Send You to Sales Leadership Summit 2019

Let’s face the facts…When you’re working for a builder, it’s really, REALLY hard to ask to spend their tightly budgeted dollars. Especially when it comes to attending a conference. What’s going to ultimately win their “yes” is proving that your attendance will positively affect the bottom line and add momentum to sales, profit and margin. With that in mind, I’m sharing 3 ways to convince your boss to send you to Sales Leadership Summit 2019. 

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Got A Chronic Case Of Assumption Syndrome? Here’s The Cure!

Have you been selling for a while? Yes? Then I’ve got to break some news to you. You probably have a chronic case of Assumption Syndrome. And to make matter worse, it is usually dually diagnosed with Guessing Disorder. Amy O’Connor discusses how to can self-diagnose yourself with these ailments and even better, how you can cure them!

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The 3 Most Crucial Moments In Your Sales Process

Not all moments in the selling process are created equal. Some moments are more critical than others if we are going to effectively persuade our prospective buyers. There are three key moments that we must get right. Get these moments right and watch the sales coming steaming in.

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3 Dangerous Feature Dumping Traps And How To Avoid Them

Did you know your customers are setting feature dumping traps all the time? More often than not, you’re likely falling prey to the three most dangerous feature dumping traps and hurting the success of your sales presentation in the process! Step One is recognizing those traps and Step Two is understanding how to avoid them and keep your sales presentation on track.

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4 Steps To Embrace Failure And Change Everything

Have you ever learned to play an instrument? The “music” you created in those early days of learning was…well, perhaps calling it “music” is overstating it. You wouldn’t have wanted to hear what even virtuoso Yo-Yo Ma was doing to a cello when he was first learning! Do you really believe LeBron James came out of the womb dunking a basketball? Even the most skilled brain surgeon in the world effectively “killed” a few cadavers when learning their craft.

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Sales Managers: Spice Up Your Sales Meetings…NOW!

The irony is that many sales managers carry the exact same opinions as their sales teams of their own meetings. They dread the planning process, they endure the painful silence and eye-rolls, and they can’t wait to get on with their day. It doesn’t have to be that way, my friends. In fact, if you are a sales manager you need to radically re-think your approach. Like…now!

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How Do You Apply the Gambling Theory to the Purchase Decision?

A gambler looks at a betting situation in a manner very similar to buyer looking at a purchase decision. There are two key questions that get asked: What is the probability of a favorable outcome? What are the consequences of a win or a loss? In either case, if the probability of a favorable outcome is deemed to be high the decision is not difficult.

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4 Phrases You Should Stop Using to Increase Conversion Rates

Selling is influencing. Selling is persuasion. And persuasion translates into higher conversion rates. It stands to reason, therefore, that the words and phrases you choose to influence and persuade your buyer will either help your conversion rates or hurt your conversion rates. Here are four phrases that aren’t doing you any favors.

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